Resorcinol USP

General Specifications:

Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a White, or practically white, needle-shaped crystals or powder. Has a faint, characteristic odor and a sweetish, followed by a bitter, taste. Acquires a pink tint on exposure to light and air.

Test (A)

Test (B)

Test (C)


(a) Infrared Absorption.

(b) The color changes to pale yellow.

(c) A blue-violet color is produced, and it fades slowly.

Solubility Freely soluble in water, in alcohol, in glycerin, and in ether; slightly soluble in chloroform.
Melting Range Between 109° and 111°.
Loss on Drying Not more than 1.0%
Residue on Ignition Not more than 0.05%
Ordinary Impurities Not more than 1.0%
Phenol The odor of phenol is not perceptible.
Catechol No turbidity is produced.
Residual Solvents Meets the requirement
Assay Not less than 99.0%and not more than 100.5%, calculated on the dried basis.


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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